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National Jewish Hospital (U.S.)

 Organization

Est. 1899, National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives changed its name several times, subsequently being known as National Jewish Hospital (1925) becoming National Jewish Hospital and Research Center (1965), National Jewish Hospital/National Asthma Center (after merging with the National Asthma Center in 1978), National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine (1985), and then renamed as National Jewish Medical and Research Center (1997). Name changed to National Jewish Health (2008). See http://www.nationaljewish.org/about/

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical Newspaper Clippings and Speech, between 1900-1942

 File
Identifier: B242.01.0001.0001
Overview The folder include photocopies of the 1899-1900 and 1900-1901 Jewish Year Book entries for Seraphine Pisko as president of the Hebrew Ladies' Benevolent Society and president of the Jewish Relief Society, a photocopy of a Denver Times newspaper clipping about Seraphine Pisko's fundraising efforts for National Jewish Hospital (1901), a photocopy of her obituary in the Rocky Mountain News (1942), and a facsimile transcription of a speech (circa 1931) written to honor her at an anniversary party...
Dates: between 1900-1942

David S. Lehman Obituary, 1915 April 22

 Item
Identifier: B091.03.0001.0004.00001
Overview Copy of Obituary of David S. Lehman, who was vice president and chairman of the finance committee of the National Jewish Hospital. Ending part of obituary is missing.
Dates: 1915 April 22

Frances Wisebart Jacobs, between 1880-1890

 Item
Identifier: B148.03.0006.00001
Overview Frances Wisebart Jacobs in an oval portrait of her head and shoulders. Frances Wisebart Jacobs came to Colorado as a young bride in 1863, and she and her husband, Abraham Jacobs, made their first home in Central City, Colorado. After the family relocated to Denver, Colorado, she became known in the local Jewish and general community and nationally as Denver's ''Mother of Charities'' for her central role in philanthropy. She was an officer in several charitable organizations and helped to found...
Dates: between 1880-1890

Golda Meir and the Korngolds, 1914

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Identifier: B063.05.0021.00003
Overview Future Israeli prime minister Golda Meir (center) stands with her sister and brother-in-law, Shana and Sam Korngold, and their daughter, Judith. The formal portrait was taken in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1914

Invitation to Dedications and Banquet, 1922 June 23

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Identifier: B242.02.0001.0002.00001
Overview Invitation to building dedications and a banquet and dance by the trustees of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives. The dedications were of the Louis D. Beaumont Home for Nurses and The Hofheimer Children's Building at the hospital, both built largely through the efforts of Seraphine Pisko. A banquet and dance was held at the Albany Hotel. Seraphine Eppstein Pisko (1861-1942) began working at National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives as a field secretary, fund raiser, in 1900. In 1911...
Dates: 1922 June 23

Milton Anfenger Accepting Award, circa 1944

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Identifier: B091.01.0001.0001.00003
Overview Milton Anfenger is accepting an award at a banquet. Eight other men are standing around him. It is said that Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado was founded at the bris or circumcision ceremony of Milton Anfenger, the eldest son of Louis and Louise Anfenger. Milton Anfenger became a successful attorney and leader in Denver. He was a lifetime board member of National Jewish Hospital and wrote a book about its early history. Anfenger was active in state politics and was elected to the...
Dates: circa 1944

Milton Anfenger in his Office, between 1920-1940

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0016.00030
Overview Portrait of Milton Anfenger, seated at a desk in his office. A portrait of his father, Louis Anfenger is hanging on the wall behind him.
Dates: between 1920-1940

Milton Anfenger in his Office, between 1920-1940

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Identifier: B063.08.0008.00019
Overview Portrait of Milton Anfenger, seated at a desk in his office. A portrait of his father, Louis Anfenger is hanging on the wall behind him.
Dates: between 1920-1940

Milton Anfenger Sitting in a Hotel Lobby, circa 1924

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Identifier: B091.01.0001.0001.00001
Overview Portrait of Milton Anfenger, seated in a chair in the French Lick Springs Hotel in French Lick, Indiana. It is said that Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado was founded at the bris or circumcision ceremony of Milton Anfenger, the eldest son of Louis and Louise Anfenger. Milton Anfenger became a successful attorney and leader in Denver. He was a lifetime board member of National Jewish Hospital and wrote a book about its early history. Anfenger was active in state politics and was elected...
Dates: circa 1924

Milton Anfenger Speaking, circa 1950

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Identifier: B091.01.0001.0001.00004
Overview Milton Anfenger is speaking at a lectern in an outside venue. It is said that Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado was founded at the bris or circumcision ceremony of Milton Anfenger, the eldest son of Louis and Louise Anfenger. Milton Anfenger became a successful attorney and leader in Denver. He was a president and lifetime board member of National Jewish Hospital and wrote a book about its early history. Anfenger was active in state politics and was elected to the Colorado state senate...
Dates: circa 1950